Testimonials

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Beth and Jim Gribbon

Melissa listened, found exactly what we were looking for, and helped us settle in with connections to contractors and services. As newcomers to the Boston area, we appreciated her advice and thoughtful answers to all of our questions. Melissa's efforts in advance of our arrival helped streamline our search. Aside from saving us time, we were grateful for the comfort of minimal visits during the pandemic. And, of course, we ended up with a place that is "just right" for us. Thank you, Melissa!

October 23, 2020
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Dominic and Jessica

Melissa was an amazing realtor for our family. She was honest, caring, and patient. Our house search started as the pandemic began, which meant Melissa spent extra time setting up individual showings for nearly every home we saw. With any other realtor, we likely would have given up during the 6-month house search. However, Melissa was our biggest supporter throughout the entire process. She worked tirelessly to ensure that we not only found the perfect home, but a home that we were comfortable with both functionally and financially. Melissa always made us feel like we were her number one priority, and we are so thankful that we had her as our realtor.

September 9, 2020
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Judy Walcott

Selling property in the beginning of a pandemic in a world of uncertainty is probably not a good idea. What you need for a realtor is someone who is calm, organized, intelligent, flexible and, most importantly, experienced in the complexity of the real estate market. Melissa Deland is certainly that person and she led me through the process to a successful sale of my condo. Melissa “goes the extra mile” and I highly recommend her if you are selling or buying property.

June 30, 2020
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Kevin Rodriguez

Working with Melissa was a great experience for me. She was patient, never pushy, and was on top of getting all the information I needed. She set up all appointments and meetings so everything just went as smooth as can be. She also was very knowledgeable when it came to all my questions. Besides her experience, she is a very friendly and honest person who made me comfortable and confident in my purchase. I am beyond happy with everything and I would highly recommend her to everyone I know.

June 24, 2020
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Ashley and Matt McLeish

My wife and I were long time renters and were nervous to enter the housing market. We were very excited, but knew we had no clue what we were doing. Thankfully, we were connected with Melissa who provided us guidance and mentoring through the entire process. Melissa was very knowledgeable, supportive, and responsive during our search. Sometimes we would see a house we liked and requested a viewing for the following day and within the hour we had a confirmation of our appointment, which was very helpful in a very competitive market. She also went above and beyond for us. Our search ended up spilling over to another state (where we eventually bought) and Melissa went out of her way to bring in other resources including herself to make sure we had everything covered. We enjoyed every minute of the process with Melissa and we are now happily enjoying our new home.

June 12, 2020
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Diana and John

We purchased a house through Melissa at Deland Real Estate and strongly recommend her services. Throughout the process, Melissa was quick to respond and very knowledgeable regarding our frequent questions. We felt fortunate having Melissa represent our needs and goals during the back and forth negotiations which were complicated, due to the start of the pandemic. We were impressed with her dedication and attention and are grateful to have found our house. Thank you Melissa!

April 3, 2020
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Madeline Struebing

I have had the pleasure of working with Melissa on both the purchase and, years later, sale of my single family home in Dorchester. Melissa is detail-oriented, exceptionally knowledgeable and focused on securing the best outcome for her clients. She goes above and beyond to make the experience as efficient and seamless as possible. I recommend her beyond a doubt and couldn’t be more happy to have her guidance and knowledge throughout the real estate process.

October 31, 2019
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Terry and Tucker Aufranc

Deland Real Estate was a pleasure to work with from the inception of deciding to sell our home until the final day of the sale. Melissa Deland, with her partner, Jan Boyce, offered us their incredibly good advice throughout this process. Communicating with us in timely emails, texts, and phone calls kept us well informed on a daily basis as to how the sale was progressing. We have sold many houses over the past 50 years. This experience with Deland Real Estate was the best one we have ever had. I will happily recommend this team to all of my friends and family.

October 8, 2019
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Casey and Cecily

We have had three wonderful experiences working with Melissa (2 as buyers, 1 as sellers) during which she has been upbeat, organized, super responsive, deeply knowledgeable of the Boston-area market, and, ultimately, greatly successful in meeting our needs. We have recommended her before and would unequivocally do so again!

July 12, 2019
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Jamaal and Matthew Sebastian-Barnes

Melissa is AMAZING! We essentially asked her to move the sun, sky and moon to find us the perfect home that we could move into within a month, and she delivered in spades. We relocated from California to Massachusetts and had the keys to our beautiful new home within two days of arriving. If you're ever looking to purchase in Massachusetts we highly recommend her. Thanks, Melissa!

July 8, 2019

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